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Is Patrick Murphy Poison to Hillary?

October 3, 2016 - 8:30am
Patrick Murphy

Why is Patrick Murphy suddenly invisible to national party leaders? Sure, has him polling on average 5.5 percentage points behind Marco Rubio, but not so long ago the congressman was the Democrats' anointed one in Florida, expected to flip the U.S. Senate seat from red to blue.

Seminole Tribe v. Florida to Begin Monday in Tallahassee Federal Court

October 1, 2016 - 2:45pm

The Seminole Tribe of Florida's fight to keep exclusive statewide rights to offer blackjack and baccarat will continue in federal court in Tallahassee, starting Monday.

The case is the Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida, case number 4:15-cv-00516, to be argued in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

I Snapped: After the Cuba Story, I'm a Never-Trumper

October 1, 2016 - 6:00am
Fidel Castro with his brother Raul, right, on Dec. 21, 1998

Donald Trump supporters can disparage many of the meritless, petty attacks on their candidate, from the so-called "Star of David scandal" to the holes-in-Melania-Trump's-immigration story. I don't blame them. I disparage them, too. But I must tell you this: If Trump secretly conducted business in communist Cuba while Fidel Castro was its president, the Republican presidential nominee should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, not elected to the highest office in the land.

Really, Randy Perkins? You Think Wounded Vets Owe YOU?

September 29, 2016 - 6:00am
Brian Mast and Randy Perkins

Pop a Xanax, Randy. Before your next editorial page interview. Before you appear anywhere again in the same room with your Republican opponent.

Now It's His Name: Is Anything about Patrick Murphy Real?

September 26, 2016 - 7:30pm

Now we find out even Patrick Murphy's name is a political creation. You have to ask yourself, if voters send this Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate to Washington, will they ever know when or if he's stopped twisting the truth?

Expectations ARE Higher for Hillary Tonight, Says Q-Poll

September 26, 2016 - 1:00pm

In tonight's Super Bowl of American politics, the ratings will be huge and the contenders start dead even, says a Quinnipiac University Poll released Monday.

We're All Couch Potatoes Tonight ...

September 26, 2016 - 6:00am

More than 100 million Americans -- and perhaps as many America-watchers around the world -- are expected to have their eyes glued to the first 2016 presidential debate tonight between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Baloney, Reason Report: Florida's Highways Are a Source of Pride

Florida's Water Challenges Require Money, Resolve, Innovation and More Money

September 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Herschel Vinyard and Brian Lapointe

If you wanted a crash course in the biggest issue facing the state so far this century, there was no better place to be Thursday than the Florida Water Forum in Orlando.

Water Issues Engulfing Florida: Forum Begins Today

September 22, 2016 - 9:15am
Lake Okeechobee

Expect water to be the most dominant item on the Florida Legislature's 2017 agenda. And for that reason, the 7th Annual Florida Water Forum beginning at 1 p.m. today at Loew's Royal Pacific Hotel and Resort in Orlando has already captured the attention of business leaders, lawmakers, scientists and environmentalists -- people looking to solve the critical water issues Florida faces right now.


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